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Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask anonymous users

The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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Black Hat presentation on unmasking TOR users suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

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EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta

One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites

U.S. court says warrant for access to all email in a person's account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden plans to work on easy-to-use privacy tools

Edward Snowden has some plans for the future and they include making privacy and encryption tools easier to use.

How to create an anonymous email account

It's not just dissidents looking for anoymous email, but everyday people who'd rather not reveal their true identity.

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What you need to know about Android permissions and rogue apps

Carefully monitoring permissions when installing an app is the best way to safeguard your privacy and pocketbook.

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Groups call for details on NSA surveillance of Muslim Americans

Civil rights and privacy groups question the alleged email surveillance after a news report.

Tor exit node operator convicted of abetting spread of child porn

The decision will probably have no direct effect on the liability issues of running Tor services, an Austrian ISP association said.